Rhode Island Real Estate Market in 2021: Forecasts + Trends

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October 1st, 2021
Updated October 1st, 2021


Rhode Island real estate trends

Real estate trends in Rhode Island | Sellers | Buyers | Investors | The best and worst of Rhode Island | Rhode Island resources

Rhode Island real estate trends (October 2021)

How is the real estate market in Rhode Island?
🏠 Average home value: $379,785
📈 2.39% home value increase month over month
💰 Median sale price: $363,000
⏳ 40 days on the market
🔑 Homes on the market: 1,581
📆 0.6 months of housing inventory
🏦 30-year mortgage rate: 3.20%
💵 Average income: 20539
State of the market: A-
Rhode Island's market has been hot for a while, but it's now showing signs of cooling off. While there are still few homes on the market, sellers have started decreasing listing prices as buyer demand dries up.
*Data last updated October 2021

Spanning just 1,214 square miles, Rhode Island is the smallest state in nation — but don't let its size fool you. Throughout its history, the Ocean State has been the site of tireless innovation.

For example, Rhode Island hosted the nation's first open golf tournament, boasts the nation's oldest carousel, and today keeps a thriving folk art tradition alive. Notable cities include Providence, Newport, and Warwick, but large stretches of the state are still considered rural.

Perched on the Atlantic coast between Massachusetts and Connecticut, Rhode Island's weather is defined by snowy New England winters and brisk sea breezes in the summertime.

If you're thinking of buying or selling in Rhode Island, these Rhode Island housing predictions and stats can help you make an informed decision.

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Selling a home in Rhode Island

Rhode Island real estate market forecast for sellers
⏰ Homes are selling 3 days faster than the annual average
💰 Homes are selling for $10,483 more than the annual average
💸 Average listing commission: 2.58%
💸 Average buyer's commission: 2.58%

How to sell a home in Rhode Island

Cost to sell a home in Rhode Island

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Buying a home in Rhode Island

How much home you can buy with $300,000 in...
🏠 Providence: 1,112 sq ft

Investing in Rhode Island real estate

Best of Rhode Island

Each month, we compare cities in Rhode Island based on different criteria. This month, we're looking at affordability and ranking the best cities in the state.

Most Affordable Cities in Rhode Island
1. Woonsocket
2. Cumberland
3. Coventry

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Worst of Rhode Island

Each month, we compare cities in Rhode Island based on a different criteria. This month we're looking at affordability data. These are the cities that ranked the worst in the state.

Least Affordable Cities in Rhode Island
1. Providence-Warwick
2. Cranston
3. Pawtucket

Rhode Island resources

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Clever's analysis of state market trends is based on local data from Zillow, realtor.com, Redfin, S&P Global, the U.S. Census, and Clever surveys. Our team of over 20 real estate analysts from across the country research local markets and data to compile our "Best" and "Worst" rankings.

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